Home > Cancer > Breast Cancer Screening Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 05, 2010 by rsancetta, Views: 5109 Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women. Screening for breast cancer is the most important thing that can be done to find early stage breast cancer when it is most treatable. Mammography as well as MRI can be used as a screening tool. If you are high risk, such as women with proior radiation exposure, of a strong family history, MRI may be used, as well as genetic testing for a BRCA gene mutation- BRCA1, BRCA2.